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  • Getting ready for Oscars weekend

    Getting ready for Oscars weekend
    Looking for backstage access to this year's Academy Awards? You've come to the right place. All weekend, I'll be blogging about what is being said backstage, as Hollywood takes the time to pat itself on the back for whatever good work it did in 2011....
  • Oscars 2012: All eyes on Billy Crystal, Sacha Baron Cohen and, yes, nominees

    Oscars 2012: All eyes on Billy Crystal, Sacha Baron Cohen and, yes, nominees
    Is silence truly golden? Can George Clooney's tears bring Oscar happiness? Will Billy Crystal's yuks play as well as they did eight years ago? And could the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the first time bestow acting statuettes on two...
  • 'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture

    'The Artist' wins three top Oscars, including best picture
    "The Artist," the black-and-white silent film about Hollywood’s rocky transition to the “talkies,” took the biggest honors at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, director and lead actor. It was a night...
  • Crashing the Oscars

    The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
  • Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'

    Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'
    Christopher Plummer, the heavy favorite to win Sunday’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar, got this weekend off to a welcome start by winning the Spirit for his performance in “Beginners.” Plummer, a long way of plenty of years removed from...
  • Oscar red carpet heats up as stars arrive

    Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie. Early arrivals included "Artist"...
  • Oscars 2012: On the red carpet, white gowns ruled

    Oscars 2012: On the red carpet, white gowns ruled
    It wasn't a disaster — more of a mishap. But it was almost as if ABC forgot that the Oscars red carpet is the longest-running fashion runway in history. Keyboard critics took to social media to throw a collective hissy fit about the network's...
  • Oscars 2012: Plummer wins Oscar, denies distinction of being the oldest winner ever

    Oscars 2012: Plummer wins Oscar, denies distinction of being the oldest winner ever
    In winning the Supporting Actor Oscar for "Beginners," 82-year-old Christopher Plummer became the oldest Oscar winner ever in the acting categeories. But backstage, he good-naturedly declined that distinction. "I don't believe that for a second," Plummer...
  • 'The Artist' is big winner at Academy Awards

    'The Artist' is big winner at Academy Awards
    The movie of the fewest words spoke the loudest at the Oscars this year. On an evening suffused with nostalgia, "The Artist," a nearly wordless, black-and-white romance celebrating Hollywood's formative era, won five Academy Awards, including best...
  • City Lights: Oscar picks not incredibly close

    Well, we all got blindsided by Meryl Streep. That was my one consolation as my dream of being Orange County's greatest Oscar handicapper crumbled steadily throughout the 84th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. Earlier this year, I challenged Independent...
  • 'Beginners'

    'Beginners'
    He does it through flashbacks, but veteran talent Christopher Plummer gives a typically superb performance in writer-director Mike Mills' seriocomic tale of a man (Ewan McGregor) recalling his deceased father (Plummer), who decided to come out of the...